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  1. Doctor of Philosophy2016 - 2023
    Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technolgy, Kharagpur

  2. Master of Technology2009 - 2011
    Manufacturing Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technolgy, Kharagpur

  3. Bachelor of Engineering2005 - 2009
    Production Engineering, Jadavpur University

Work Experience

July 2012 - December 2015

Executive Officer-Design

Indicon Westfalia LTD.

July 2011 - July 2012

Design Engineer

Infotech Enterprises LTD. (Currently, Cyient

Selected Journal Publications

  1. Sadhu, Abhijit, Sagar Sarkar, Angshuman Chattopadhyay, Omkar Mypati, Surjya K. Pal, Ashish Kumar Nath. “Effect of Laser Shock Peening on Micro-structure and mechanical properties of Friction Stir Welded CuCrZr sheets.” Materials Science and Engineering: A 831 (2022): 142238, (SCI, IF=6.044). (

  2. Sadhu, Abhijit, Debapriya Patra Karmakar, Omkar Mypati, Gopinath Muvvala, Surjya K. Pal, Ashish Kumar Nath. "Performance of additive manufactured Stellite 6 tools in friction stir processing of CuCrZr sheet." Optics & Laser Technology 128 (2020): 106241, (SCI, IF=4.939). (

  3. Sadhu, Abhijit, Amit Choudhary, Sagar Sarkar, Amal M. Nair, Pravanjan Nayak, Pawar Sagar Dadasaheb, Muvvala Gopinath, Surjya K. Pal, Ashish Kumar Nath. "A study on the influence of substrate pre-heating on mitigation of cracks in direct metal laser deposition of NiCrSiBC-60% WC ceramic coating on Inconel 718." Surface and Coatings Technology 389 (2020): 125646, (SCI, IF=4.865). (

  4. Sadhu, Abhijit, Shankar Chakraborty. "Non-traditional machining processes selection using data envelopment analysis (DEA)." Expert Systems with Applications 38, 7 (2011): 8770-8781, (SCIE, IF=8.665). (

Technical Skills

  1. Hands-on experience in operating FSW machine, Laser system, wire- and die-sinking
    electrical discharge machine

  2. Operation of the inverted optical microscope, zoom microscope, polishing system, microhardness tester

  3. XRD-based material characterization

  4. Microstructure-based material characterization through SEM and EBSD

  5. ​Excellent knowledge in Engineering/Assembly Drawing, Technical Illustrations, Exploded Views, 2D  & 3D conversions

  6. Ansys, Auto-CAD, Creo, SolidWorks

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